Tag: robotics

MIT engineers develop joystick-operated robot to help surgeons treat stroke remotely

Engineers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, USA have developed a telerobotic system to enable surgeons to quickly and remotely treat...

Corindus relocates Massachusetts headquarters to accommodate company growth

Corindus, a Siemens Healthineers company, announced today the opening of its new headquarters at 275 Grove Street in Newton, USA. Siemens Healthineers relocated the...
robotics stroke treatment

Why robotics holds the key to the future of stroke treatment

Vitor Pereira and Nicole Cancelliere (St Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Canada) outline recent breakthroughs in the deployment of robotics for neurointerventional procedures and discuss future...

Episode 4: Potential benefits offered by robotics must be factored into...

In the fourth and final instalment of a NeuroNews video series, Jeffrey Saver (University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA)...

Episode 3: Is patient harm the most significant ethical challenge in...

Jeffrey Saver (University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA) details what he feels is the “greatest concern” when it comes...

Episode 2: Why conflicts of interest may pose problems for neurointerventionists...

Jeffrey Saver (University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA) highlights financial benefits, the phenomenon of ‘training time bias’, and a...

Episode 1: Informed patient consent and other pressing ethical issues in...

In the first instalment of a four-part video series on NeuroNews, Jeffrey Saver (University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA)...

AiM Medical Robotics raises US$3.4 million to accelerate MRI-compatible robotics platform

AiM Medical Robotics recently announced that it has raised US$3.4 million in seed funding, led by IQ Capital and Surrey Capital Partners. Other investors include The...

Lack of evidence among challenges that must be overcome to realise...

In spite of the clinical successes observed to date, a lack of high-level safety and efficacy evidence, among other current challenges and limitations, must...

Few cases and short timeframe required to overcome learning curve with...

A retrospective analysis of a prospectively maintained database has found that robot-assisted carotid artery stenting (CAS) is both safe and effective. Writing in Neurosurgical...

CyberKnife robotic radiosurgery system approved for treatment of trigeminal neuralgia in...

Accuray has received approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (Shonin) to market the CyberKnife robotic radiosurgery system for the treatment of...

Robocath successfully performs first carotid stenting in France with R-One robot

Robocath today announced its successful first robotic carotid stenting at Rennes University Hospital. This breakthrough in the neurovascular field was performed on 16 November...

Accuray announces two decades of clinical data on CyberKnife robotic radiotherapy...

Accuray has announced the publication of more than two decades of globally-driven clinical data supporting the use of its CyberKnife robotic radiotherapy platform for the delivery...
remote stroke interventions

SNIS 2021: Remote stroke interventions raise several unique ethical challenges

At the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery’s 18th annual meeting (SNIS; July 26–29 2021, Colorado Springs, USA and virtual), Jeffrey Saver, professor of Neurology at...
neuro42

Neuro42 closes US$6.5 million Series A financing round

Neuro42, a US medical technology start-up focused on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and robotics, has announced the close of a US$6.5 million Series A...
robocath stroke research

Robocath, Rennes University Hospital partner with Philips France to research stroke...

Robocath and Rennes University Hospital have announced they are launching a co-development research programme using robotics to improve treatments for stroke patients. With the...

Completion of first pilot for the Rise&Walk InClinic robotic technology announced

Healing Innovations has announced the completion of the first pilot for its new Rise&Walk InClinic technology at Shepherd Center in Atlanta, USA. The pilot...

Future stroke rehabilitation could include robotic therapy

At the North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS) virtual meeting (15–16 January), Dylan J Edwards, director of the Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute and director of...

First robotic-assisted intracranial implant of Cerus Endovascular contour intrasaccular device

Cerus Endovascular has announced in a press release the first-ever robotic-assisted intracranial implant of its Contour intrasaccular device.  The procedure was completed by Nitin Dange...
Biomodex models patient-specific anatomy

First clinical study using patient-specific brain aneurysm models for pre-procedural rehearsals...

The findings of the first clinical study to use the EVIAS (Biomodex) 3D printing models to plan aneurysm treatment using endovascular robotics and novel...
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A robotic future for the neurovascular field is deemed feasible

Does the shift away from open surgical vascular procedures towards percutaneous interventions favour a rise in the use of robotics? Gavin Britz (Houston Methodist...

Laboratory evaluation of a robotic operative microscope: A visualisation platform for...

Operative microscopes have become fundamental to the success of modern neurosurgical and other surgical specialty procedures. They have become active platforms for the development...

First Canadian Renishaw Neuromate stereotactic robot installed

The first Renishaw Neuromate stereotactic robot in Canada has been installed in the London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) in London. The first Neuromate-assisted neurosurgical...